New Zealand Certificate in Joinery

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Carpentry and Joinery

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

It is recommended candidates hold either the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (Level 2) [Ref: 0973] or the National Certificate in Employment Skills [Ref: 0231] or are able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide commercially competent employees for the joinery sector who are able to operate unsupervised as joiners in specialist or generalist joinery companies working with timber.

This qualification will provide for those individuals who are wishing to work or are already working in the industry as joiners, a credential that will support their career opportunities across a range of companies in the joinery sector.

Graduates of this qualification will have standards of trade practice for joinery that can provide customers with confidence in the products they receive.

The strands in this qualification allow graduates to specialise in areas of joinery.

The optional strands recognise the knowledge and skills required of cabinetry installation and Computer Numerical Controlled machinery.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$31,384

Median earnings one year after study

$34,544

Median earnings two years after study

$42,994

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

72%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Kā Pūtea Grants

Provided by:

Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu - Ngai Tahu Fund Programme Leader

Website:

http://www.ngaitahu.iwi.nz/culture/ngai-tahu-fund/

Value:

$250 - 1st year of study $500 - 2nd and subsequent year(s) of study

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Campus locations

Christchurch

130 Madras Street
Christchurch

Timaru

32 Arthur Street
Timaru

Oamaru

44 Humber Street
Oamaru

Christchurch

144 High Street
Christchurch Central
Christchurch

Ashburton

37 Alford Forest Road
Ashburton

Timaru

Washdyke Flat Road

Christchurch

81 Bickerton Street
Wainoni
Christchurch

Oxford Terrace

Manawa Campus
Health Research and Education Faculty
Oxford Terrace
Christchurch Central

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